Quotes by Siri Hustvedt

Siri Hustvedt

Siri Hustvedt

American novelist and essayist

Alive from: 1955-

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    Memory changes as a person matures.
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    Depression is when you think there's nothing to be done. Fortunately I always think there's something to be done.
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    Every painting is always two paintings: The one you see, and the one you remember.
    Source: Mysteries of the Rectangle: Essays on Painting (2006) 12
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    Many writers over the centuries simply do not have the reputations they deserve because they were female, and that is an act of suppression.
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    Memory is essential to who we are, and memories can be both implicit and explicit - unconscious and conscious.
    Source: The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves (2010) 38
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    Widowers marry again because it makes their lives easier. Widows often don't, because it makes their lives harder.
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    Writing fiction is like remembering what never happened.
    Source: A Plea for Eros (2007) 41
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